NTFRS alert: Emergency Warning

An Emergency Warning is the highest level of Bushfires Alert.

LOCATION: Colonel Rose Drive and Schaber Road, Alice Springs

Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service have upgraded the watch and act issued to an Emergency Warning.

All residents in the area are urged to take action to protect their families and homes by implementing emergency plans.

Consider evacuation at this time.

Emergency Services are urging the public to avoid the area if possible. Obey all directions of emergency services personnel.

WHAT TO DO: If unsafe to stay, leave immediately. If unsafe to leave, shelter indoors immediately.

You may be in danger and need to take action immediately.

Any delay now puts your life at risk.

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire.

INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 24/03/2023 14:30:00

STATUS: GOING – A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter.


The risk of loss of life or threat to properties is almost certain or has occurred, Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service is primarily undertaking defensive strategies to protect lives and property.

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